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Pakistani trade minister optimistic on trade relations with India

04-15-2012 16:24 BJT

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Pakistan’s trade minister Makhdoom Amin Fahim says trade relations between India and Pakistan are a binding factor. Makhdoom, who is in India with a 100 member trade delegation said that his talks with the India trade minister were optimistic, adding that India and Pakistan’s economic relations will reach new heights. Our India correspondent Shweta Bajaj caught up with Minister Makhdoom.

CCTV correspondent Shweta Bajaj, New Dehli, said, "I have with me Mr. Makhdoom Amin Fahim. He is the trade minister of Pakistan. Minister, welcome to India. How’s the visit been? All eyes are on it."

Makhdoom Amin Fahim, Pakistani Trade Minister, said, "Very good. Very positive... We’ll extended to maybe 2 years or 3 years, something like that. Not only the business, other areas also, like the visa for the government for the citizens for both countries, tourism, everything could be discussed."

"Minister, many thanks for your time. It might be the first step and skeptics might look at it. Around the same time any step as far as India-Pakistan relationship is concerned is a positive one. Shweta Bajaj. CCTV. New Dehli. India."

 

Editor:Zheng Limin |Source: CNTV.CN

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